Women's Institute Fund-raising Quilt, Circa 1930
Description
Media Type
Object
Description
This quilt is done on a white background with the center section of the quilt being done in straight line sections, while the edging of the quilt is done in a diamond pattern.

This quilt was done to as a fund-raising project by the local Women's Institute and people paid 10 cents to have a person's name embroidered on the quilt. The stitching was completed by different people and was done in red.
Notes
Accession Number 998.1
Inscriptions
The names on the quilt include:
Mrs. Alhusen, Mrs. W. J. R. Bass, Mrs. D. Grigg, Eva Tulloch, Nolene Tulloch, Mrs. A. LaRone, Mrs. R. Stevens, Mrs. Mason, Mrs. O'Neil, Mrs. R. Meemer, Mrs. A. Tulloch, Mrs. J. Forest, Mrs. N. Allen, Mrs. Baker, Joanna Rothwell, Margaret Lees, Mrs. Wm. LaForge, Mrs W. R. Tait, Mrs. Arthur maker, Mrs. J. Warnock, Anna Tait, Lillian Nicholson, Vada Lees, Mrs. Wm. Boville, Mrs. Rickard, Mrs. A. Fraser, Mrs. M. Beemer, Mrs. J.C. Gardiner, Mrs. Roy Beharriell Jr., Mrs. W. E. Tulloch, Mrs. J. T. Robertson, Mrs. H. Ridout, Mrs. N. Warnock, Mrs. C. R. Allen, Katie E. Fraser, Mr and Mrs. R. E. McGilvray, Mrs. Nelson Beemer.
Date of Original
Circa 1930
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Artifact Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.28336 Longitude: -83.23318
Donor
Donor Anna Reid.
Contact
Huron Shores Museum
Email
Agency street/mail address

1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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Women's Institute Fund-raising Quilt, Circa 1930


This quilt is done on a white background with the center section of the quilt being done in straight line sections, while the edging of the quilt is done in a diamond pattern.

This quilt was done to as a fund-raising project by the local Women's Institute and people paid 10 cents to have a person's name embroidered on the quilt. The stitching was completed by different people and was done in red.